Can You Say Please?

Can You Say Please?: Learning About Manners

Children's, Baby, Toddler & Preschool
Board Book Published on: 04/04/2019
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The Big Steps series is designed to help young children deal with everyday experiences in their lives. In Can You Say Please?, meet Ned and Ellie, who share their toys and practise using good manners.

Help Ned and Ellie take turns with their toys, use good table manners and tackle nose-picking in this fun-filled novelty book, brought to life with flaps and mechanisms. Each page has really helpful tips for parents and carers that are endorsed by The Good Play Guide and leading Early Years Consultant, Dr Amanda Gummer. With delightful illustrations from Marion Cocklico, Can You Say Please? is a brilliant story for introducing manners in a fun and relatable way.

The Big Steps series has been endorsed and recommended by Dr Amanda Gummer's Good Toy Guide.

For more toddler tips, read We're Having a Baby, I'm Starting Nursery and We're Going to the Doctor.

  • Publisher: Pan Macmillan
  • ISBN: 9781529004045
  • Number of pages: 10
  • Weight: 266g
  • Dimensions: 195 x 197 x 17 mm

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Can You Say Please?
A manners book to help both parents and children
I liked that the book had practical tips on each page to help me teach my son good manners. Tips are a very helpful.
Kusum Begum
Can You Say Please?
A great book
A great book for learning manners. Beautiful story and beautiful pictures. Lovely little interactions which were great for little fingers.
Eleanor Candy
Can You Say Please?
Let down
Lovely book for kids to play with but the title let me down, there was no manners used in the book. Unless I was meant to insert them myself.
Jennifer Rivers
Can You Say Please?
May as well get them started early!
A fantastic way of introducing good manners in an age appropriate way, making it fun and getting the message across in a simple way
Saira Parvez
Can You Say Please?
Great tips!
My little ones loved the interactivity of this book and the tips at the bottom of the page are great for parents too! A good idea :)
Wayne  Hosford
Can You Say Please?
A good book for children of all ages
Manners cost nothing these days but alot of children seem to not have them. So this book is definitely the way forward to teach children about manners and ... READ MORE
Gemma  Barnett
Can You Say Please?
Can you say please
A great book to teach children manners,I especially like the tips for parents at the bottom of each definitely recommend this book to any parent.
Tamara Ellis
Can You Say Please?
Very useful book
Very good book to teach children about manners, my 4 year old really enjoyed reading this book together it was fantastic
Charles Barfoot
Can You Say Please?
Can you say please?
Another bright, engaging book from Campbell books! Great for learning about manners!
Lisa Durrington
Can You Say Please?
Manners and fun in one place.
This book was so good. It helped teach younger children manners and remind the older ones too. The favourite part was the little girl under the tablecloth ... READ MORE
Amy Whittaker
Can You Say Please?
Nice book with lots of flaps and moving parts. My daughter loves the fruit on the plates, it’s very clever. Some of the flaps feel a little fragile so chil... READ MORE
Alexandra Rowe
Can You Say Please?
Best Board Book
This book is such a big help to us parents trying to convey in a really simple to understand way, the basics. Everyone needs this book!
Hana Woodburn
Can You Say Please?
Can you say please
A lovely interactive book teaching manners with fun flaps and pull tabs
Rose Geraghty
Can You Say Please?
Decent childrens book - but confusing parenting advice
In short it's a pop up book about manners. The children's book aspect is very pleasant. With a story suitable for 3--5 year olds that deals with a few dail... READ MORE
Dominic Vinall-Smith
Can You Say Please?
Great all around
Love books that teach children things especially good manners
Kelly Butcher
Can You Say Please?
A lovely way of reinforcing the idea of manners
My little boy has just turned three and manners are something he is starting to get the hang of. This book is a lovely way of reinforcing them!
Sergio Loi
Can You Say Please?
Can you say, Please?
I think Can you say, Please is an excellent Books. It has lots of Tips for Parents and Carers to teach their Children Good Manners. The first Page is most... READ MORE
Haz  Begum
Can You Say Please?
A super cute story to help learning
A lovely story with tips to help children remember their manners. Also a great parents tool for younger children
Caroline  Rowe
Can You Say Please?
A great book
A good book to teach children manners with good tips for parents.
Shabana Begum
Can You Say Please?
A good Book for Children
This a Book that is a must-Read. Children will learn Greeting, Sharing, Personal Hygiene, saying Please and Thank you. Most important is teach Children to ... READ MORE
Ruby  Begum
Can You Say Please?
An amazing story book about manners
An amazing boardbook to teach toddlers and remind younger children of their manners. The pictures are brightly coloured and tell the story of Ellie and Ned... READ MORE
Runa Begum
Can You Say Please?
Manners cost nothing
Manners are something that you can teach from a young age and this book does just that. It's fun and bright making your child want to pay attention
Cheryl Jones
Can You Say Please?
Can you say please
Great book for teaching children simple manners, very nicely written
Freya Lou
Can You Say Please?
Lovely illustrations
Cute little book about teaching manners manners jar stickers give them something to work towards also. Good to see that this tackles everyday issues too wi... READ MORE
Aurora mae
Can You Say Please?
A great learning tool
What a lovely way to help teach young children how manners are to be used. It also serves as a great reminder for older children also.
Kathryn Floyd
Can You Say Please?
Great to teach ur child manners
A great little book to teach ur little Ines much needed manners very suttle but a good start to getting them saying please & thank you and to teach sharing... READ MORE
Nick Baker
Can You Say Please?
Great introduction to manners
Beautiful story and pictures that gets children really for learning manners. Lots of parent tips which is great.
Ellen Summers
Can You Say Please?
Did not understand the title as there was not any please or thank yous in the book
Caroline O'Hara